New Student and Family Welcome Events

August 17 - September 16, 2019

Monday, August 19

Get Your Innovation Kickstart

Calling all innovators, dreamers, change agents, and wannabes! If you're curious about how to get started solving problems (large or small) and how to make...

Fall Gateway

Intake of students new to TRiO Student Support Services. Students will complete the intake process for part of the day, then will be given academic...

Recycled School Supply Giveaway

At the beginning of the semester CU Recycling shares the collection of reusable school supply items that are collected through their donation and recycling...

Tuesday, August 20

Res Hall Students: Floor Meeting 1

Get to know your residence hall community by attending your required floor meeting.

Get Your Innovation Kickstart

Calling all innovators, dreamers, change agents, and wannabes! If you're curious about how to get started solving problems (large or small) and how to make...

Fall Gateway

Intake of students new to TRiO Student Support Services. Students will complete the intake process for part of the day, then will be given academic...

Have You Herd?

Willard & Reed Halls Residence Life and the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution will present on the student code of conduct, the conduct...

Recycled School Supply Giveaway

At the beginning of the semester CU Recycling shares the collection of reusable school supply items that are collected through their donation and recycling...

Have You Herd?

Baker Hall Residence Life and the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution will present on the student code of conduct, the conduct process, and...

Have You Herd?

Williams Village North Residence Life and the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution will present on the student code of conduct, the conduct...

Have You Herd?

Darley Hall Residence Life and the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution will present on the student code of conduct, the conduct process, and...

Have You Herd?

Smith Hall & Buckingham Hall Residence Life and the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution will present on the student code of conduct, the...

Have You Herd?

Hallett Hall Residence Life and the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution will present on the student code of conduct, the conduct process, and...

Have You Herd?

Aden Hall & Cockerell Hall Residence Life and the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution will present on the student code of conduct, the conduct...

Wednesday, August 21

Get Your Innovation Kickstart

Calling all innovators, dreamers, change agents, and wannabes! If you're curious about how to get started solving problems (large or small) and how to make...

Res Hall Students: Floor Meeting 1

Get to know your residence hall community by attending your required floor meeting.

Fall Intensive

Through Fall Intensive, The Graduate Teacher Program supports the development of graduate students as teaching scholars. TAs, GPTIs, RAs, graduate students...

Have You Herd?

Williams Village East (1/2) Residence Life and the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution will present on the student code of conduct, the...

Fall Gateway

Intake of students new to TRiO Student Support Services. Students will complete the intake process for part of the day, then will be given academic...

Have You Herd?

Cheyenne Arapaho (Music students only) Residence Life and the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution will present on the student code of conduct,...

Recycled School Supply Giveaway

At the beginning of the semester CU Recycling shares the collection of reusable school supply items that are collected through their donation and recycling...

Pre-Business Parents and Families Welcome Day

Your student is making a major transition. Embarking on a journey through our Pre-Business Residential Academic Program (RAP) with the goal of joining the...

Have You Herd?

Libby Hall Residence Life and the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution will present on the student code of conduct, the conduct process, and...

Behind the Scenes Tour at Norlin

Join us for a special tour at Norlin Library! Have you ever wanted to check out what happens behind the scenes at the library? Learn about at the different...

Have You Herd?

Andrews Hall & Kitt Central Residence Life and the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution will present on the student code of conduct, the...

Pinterest and Popcorn

Feeling crafty? Want to spice up your new room? Stop by the UMC and grab some pizza, all while crafting for your new home!

DigitalU: Launch Your Digital Future Now with BuffsCreate

Whether you’re on Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, LinkedIn (or all of them!), have you ever found yourself wishing you could do something different, something...

Have You Herd?

Williams Village East (1/2) Residence Life and the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution will present on the student code of conduct, the...

Have You Herd?

Sewall Hall Residence Life and the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution will present on the student code of conduct, the conduct process, and...

Have You Herd?

Farrand Hall Residence Life and the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution will present on the student code of conduct, the conduct process, and...

Thursday, August 22

Res Hall Students: Floor Meeting 1

Get to know your residence hall community by attending your required floor meeting.

Get Your Innovation Kickstart

Calling all innovators, dreamers, change agents, and wannabes! If you're curious about how to get started solving problems (large or small) and how to make...

Fall Intensive

Through Fall Intensive, The Graduate Teacher Program supports the development of graduate students as teaching scholars. TAs, GPTIs, RAs, graduate students...

McNeill Summer Launch

For McNeill students who were not able to attend over the summer. Meet McNeill peer mentors, faculty, and staff, learn about program benefits, upcoming...

Recycled School Supply Giveaway

At the beginning of the semester CU Recycling shares the collection of reusable school supply items that are collected through their donation and recycling...

Have You Herd?

Brackett Hall & Crosman Hall Residence Life and the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution will present on the student code of conduct, the...

Tour the University Libraries!

Interested in learning about the University Libraries? Find out about resources, connecting with a librarian or how to find your perfect study spot. Stop by...

Have You Herd?

Stearns West Residence Life and the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution will present on the student code of conduct, the conduct process, and...

Veteran and Military Affairs Welcome to Campus

University of Colorado Boulder Veteran and Military Affairs invites all incoming veteran and dependent students to our welcome reception. Students that...

Have You Herd?

Cheyenne Arapaho (Leeds & general) Residence Life and the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution will present on the student code of conduct,...

Have You Herd?

Arnett Hall & Kitt West Residence Life and the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution will present on the student code of conduct, the conduct...

Have You Herd?

Stearns East Residence Life and the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution will present on the student code of conduct, the conduct process, and...

Libby RAP Art Melt

Libb-it-up, Libby RAP, with mural painting, African dance, and an ice scream social! Come make friends, meet the Libby faculty and faculty, and express...

Welcome to Our Herd

Members of the CU Boulder community act with respect, integrity and honor. These ideals apply to your academic life and your interactions with fellow...

Connect at the Rec

Explore all that the Rec has to offer at this event: Cool down in the outdoor pool or ice rink.Climb a route in the climbing gym.De-stress on the rooftop...

Glow Dance Party

Glow dance party and FREE food!

Movie Night

Join us for a movie and FREE food!

Friday, August 23

Get Your Innovation Kickstart

Calling all innovators, dreamers, change agents, and wannabes! If you're curious about how to get started solving problems (large or small) and how to make...

College Day

Connect with academic advisors, deans and essential academic support staff. Gain an understanding of academic expectations and resources at CU Boulder. Learn...

Fall Intensive

Through Fall Intensive, The Graduate Teacher Program supports the development of graduate students as teaching scholars. TAs, GPTIs, RAs, graduate students...

Pre-Business Student Welcome Day

Pre-Business will be providing a strategic advising session, course schedule checkups, group campus tours of Williams Village and a variety of outdoor...

Recycled School Supply Giveaway

At the beginning of the semester CU Recycling shares the collection of reusable school supply items that are collected through their donation and recycling...

Leeds RAP Fall Kickoff BBQ

The Leeds RAP hosts a BBQ every fall to welcome their incoming students. We discuss and sign the Leeds RAP pledge, hand out t-shirts, and provide BBQ for...

CU Kickoff

Show off your Buff pride with this kickoff to the fall semester! Learn CU traditions and cheers with the CU Spirit Squad, Golden Buffalo Marching Band and...

Black and Gold Bash

The Black and Gold Bash features: GamesGiveawaysCarnival snacksA live DJ and light showBungee trampolinesA zip lineA mechanical bullAnd much more!Entry is...

Bingo and Trivia

Games, prizes and FREE food

Game Fest

Videogames, board games and FREE food!

Saturday, August 24

Business of Being a Buff

Get the inside scoop on college life from Journey Leader Mentors. These students are here to help you navigate the transition to CU Boulder. They will share...

Bouncing Back: What to do when things don't go as planned

A lot of amazing things can happen when you come to college but things don’t always go as planned. Attend this session to explore ways to get back on track...

Effective Bystander Training

Many members of our campus community will witness situations where help is needed. What a bystander does may make all the difference. In this interactive...

WelcomeFest

The WelcomeFest concert is free and open to all new, returning and graduate CU students. This year's concert will be one of the biggest yet – stay tuned for...

HPRAP Welcome & Onrientation

New residents of Kittredge West residence hall will gather for welcoming events and an orientation to academic and social programs available to them as...

Glow Fest

Glow in the dark games, laser tag and FREE food!

Lawn f=games & videogames!

Come play lawn games and videogames on the large screen. FREE food provided!!

DIY Fest

Fun DIY projects and FREE food!

Sunday, August 25

Res Hall Students: Floor Meeting 2

Get to know your residence hall community by attending your required floor meeting.

Business of Being a Buff

Get the inside scoop on college life from Journey Leader Mentors. These students are here to help you navigate the transition to CU Boulder. They will share...

Bouncing Back: What to do when things don't go as planned

A lot of amazing things can happen when you come to college but things don’t always go as planned. Attend this session to explore ways to get back on track...

Effective Bystander Training

Many members of our campus community will witness situations where help is needed. What a bystander does may make all the difference. In this interactive...

Catalyze CU Demo Day

Catalyze CU is the campus' summer startup accelerator program, and a launchpad for the most promising and impactful ventures from students and faculty. Our...

Sustainability Campus Walking Tour

Did you know that CU Boulder is one of the nation's leading sustainability schools? Find out how on a tour of main campus with the CU Environmental Center....

HPRAP Welcome & Onrientation

New residents of Kittredge West residence hall will gather for welcoming events and an orientation to academic and social programs available to them as...

Monday, August 26

Get Your Innovation Kickstart

Calling all innovators, dreamers, change agents, and wannabes! If you're curious about how to get started solving problems (large or small) and how to make...

I Love Mondays: Iced Coffee

Start your first week of school off right with free iced coffee in the UMC Fountain area and learn about student involvement!

CUnity Fest

Welcome back gathering hosted by Center for Inclusion and Social Change. Celebrate the diversity within the CU Boulder community at CUnity Fest! This event...

Trivia Night: Marvel Universe

Spidey Sense won’t help you here. From Thor’s age to Star-Lord’s dad, test your knowledge of some of Marvel’s most entertaining characters.

Tuesday, August 27

Get Your Innovation Kickstart

Calling all innovators, dreamers, change agents, and wannabes! If you're curious about how to get started solving problems (large or small) and how to make...

I Love Mondays: Iced Coffee

Start your first week of school off right with free iced coffee in the UMC Fountain area and learn about student involvement!

Education Abroad

The world is your classroom! Make education abroad part of your degree and build your résumé with the international experience. Come learn about CU Boulder’s...

Wednesday, August 28

Get Your Innovation Kickstart

Calling all innovators, dreamers, change agents, and wannabes! If you're curious about how to get started solving problems (large or small) and how to make...

Be Involved Fair

No matter what your passions and interests are, there are many ways to get involved. Meet with student organizations, campus departments and community...

Sustainability Campus Walking Tour

Did you know that CU Boulder is one of the nation's leading sustainability schools? Find out how on a tour of main campus with the CU Environmental Center....

Physics & APS Undergraduate Fall Welcome

Welcome to all incoming and returning physics, astronomy and engineering physics students! Please join us for exciting physics demonstrations, followed by...

HPRAP Welcome & Onrientation

New residents of Kittredge West residence hall will gather for welcoming events and an orientation to academic and social programs available to them as...

Will Vill Welcome

Check out our Will Vill (WV) Welcome event on Wednesday, August 28th from 6:00-9:00pm in various outdoor spaces in WV (including the field next to Darley...

Thursday, August 29

Get Your Innovation Kickstart

Calling all innovators, dreamers, change agents, and wannabes! If you're curious about how to get started solving problems (large or small) and how to make...

New Student Organization Open House

Want to get involved with a student organization? Interested in starting a new student organization on-campus? Not sure where to start? Stop by the Center...

I Love Mondays: Iced Coffee

Start your first week of school off right with free iced coffee in the UMC Fountain area and learn about student involvement!

Buffalo Nites: Drag Queen Bingo

Local drag superstars at CU?! A chance to win over $2k in prizes?! Yassss hunny. Sashay down the runaway to the Glenn Miller Ballroom at 7pm for all of that.

Friday, August 30

Get Your Innovation Kickstart

Calling all innovators, dreamers, change agents, and wannabes! If you're curious about how to get started solving problems (large or small) and how to make...

Herd Student Tailgate at Ralphie’s Corral

Looking for free snacks and refreshments before the Rocky Mountain Showdown? Need a place to sit down and relax before the big game? Stop by the Herd’s...

Rocky Mountain Showdown

Cheer on the CU Buff football team at the annual CU vs. CSU game! FREE Buses will be provided and accommodations will be on a first come, first serve...

Tuesday, September 3

Friday, September 6

CU on Friday: Roast the Corn (Huskers)

Prepare for the big CU Buffs vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers with a feast of roasted corn, corn dogs, corn salad and popcorn! Navigate the “Beat Nebraska” corn...

Thursday, September 12

I Love Female Orgasm

Are you coming? Laugh and learn about the “Big O” in this playful, honest approach to the topic of the female orgasm. We illuminate the subject of female...